The Glass Menagerie
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2 - 21 August 2022
His Majesty's Theatre

The Glass Menagerie

2 - 21 August 2022 His Majesty's Theatre Buy tickets

Presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA

With Amanda Wingfield’s socialite adolescence behind her, she now puts her energies into pushing her children, Tom and Laura up the social and financial ladder from which she has fallen.

Winner of the New York Drama Critic’s Circle award for Best American Play, The Glass Menagerie is the timeless family drama that thrust Tennessee Williams into the international spotlight.

Amanda Wingfield only wants the best for her two children, Tom and Laura. With her socialite adolescence behind her, Amanda puts all her energies into pushing her children up the social and financial ladder from which she has fallen. Shadowed by the absence of a father, they struggle to break free from their mother’s imposing ways.

Clare Watson (York, The Torrents) exquisitely directs Tennessee Williams’ most vulnerable and semi-autobiographical play. Fuelled by pity and duty, burdened by love and hate, the Wingfields are one of theatre’s most iconic and heartbreakingly real families.
This tour de force performance by much loved Mandy McElhinney (Wakefield, Love Child, Paper Giants) is your grand night out at the theatre.

“An astounding self-portrait by the great Tennessee Williams, this play is full of humour and heartbreak and it is a great honour to collaborate with Mandy McEhlinney as she brings Amanda into full, glorious life. This production should pique our nostalgia and arouse our yearning. It’s like we’re watching ourselves on VHS in a time when we were a little more glamorous and much more devil-may-care. Who’s at the door? Could that be the gentleman caller?” - Director Clare Watson

“Haunting in its beauty and not to be missed.” - Broadway World.

Presented through special arrangement with The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee.

Tennessee Williams

Clare Watson

Joel Jackson
Mandy McElhinney

Fiona Bruce

Lucy Birkinshaw

Video Designer


Composer & Pianist


Megan Fitzgerald


Georgia Smith

Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.


  • $139.00 Adult


  • $98.00 - $119.00 Adult
  • $98.00 Concession
  • $50.00 Student


  • $80.00 - $105.00 Adult
  • $80.00 Concession
  • $50.00 Student

C-Reserve (Restricted View)

  • $64.00 - $69.00 Adult
  • $60.00 Concession
  • $50.00 Student
  • $30.00 Under 30's

Group Bookings 8+

School Group Bookings 10+

  • $50.00 A-Reserve / B-Reserve / C-Reserve (Receive 1 complimentary ticket for every 10 purchased)
    For group bookings phone (08) 6212 9291 or email

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All tickets/items prices include GST if applicable and are quoted in Australian dollars.
Ticket prices can be dynamically adjusted, either up or down, based on real-time market demand, and without notice.

Post Show Q&A

  • Tuesday 16 August at 6:30pm

Auslan Interpreted Performance

  • Tuesday 16 August at 6:30pm

Audio Described Performance and Tactile Tour

  • Saturday 13 August at 2:00pm

Opened Captioned Performance

  • Saturday 13 August at 2:00pm

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